Internet and Tech

Amazon Prime nabs exclusive streaming rights to original HBO series

HBO and online retailer Amazon announced this morning that the pay cabler’s line up of original series will be coming to Prime Instant Video.

Ryan Hansen, Mary Kate Wiles team up for ‘HelLA’ webseries finale

The HelLA webseries season one finale brought together some familiar faces.

‘Game of Thrones’ parody offers life advice from Westeros

Hypable spoke to the folks behind Ask Westeros, a Game of Thrones parody offering advice for life in (and out of) the Seven Kingdoms.

Tech Tuesday: Break speed reading records with Spritz

Ever wanted to read a book for school faster, but didn’t have the time? Then this (future) app is for you.

Fan-made ‘Fangirl’ adaptation will have you wishing for a movie

A mini Fangirl adaptation exists, and it is everything you wished it would be.

April Fools’ Day 2014: Pranks on the web

April 1 on the internet means one thing: Your favorite sites launch gags and goofy new features.

Tyler Oakley talks Trevor Project birthday campaign with Hypable

Hypable spoke with YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley about his 2nd annual birthday campaign to benefit The Trevor Project. Find out how you can get involved and possibly win a night out with Tyler in L.A.!

Nerd Block March 2014 review: An amazing $20 grab bag

With the amount of high quality geekery toys in this TeeFury grab bag of sorts, Nerd Block is the Cracker Jack box prize of the 21st century.

Amazon Prime raises cost for first time ever, now priced at $99/year

For the first time since its inception, Amazon has hiked the cost of its Prime subscription for all customers.

President Obama and Zach Galifianakis trade insults on ‘Between Two Ferns’

President Obama appeared on Zach Galifianakis’ Funny or Die web series/talk show Between Two Ferns on Tuesday morning.

‘Kissing in the Rain’ review: A web series to capture Tumblr’s heart

The web series inspired by a John Green quote could be the next big thing in online storytelling.

‘The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet’ book cover revealed

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries novelisation moves one step closer as the cover is revealed.

Apple releases iOS 7.1 with handy new features, big bug fixes

Apple released iOS 7.1 on Monday, marking the first major update to the company’s mobile operating system since its release last year. So what’s new?

‘Twitch Plays Pokémon’ attracts over 70,000 players, drags out ‘Red’ playthrough

Pokémon Red isn’t a game that should take multiple weeks of playing 24/7 to beat. When it does, it’s one entertaining and impactful experience.